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US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors, puzzle over ship crash


Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine-flagged container ship more than three times its size off eastern Japan early on Saturday. Three patients have now required medical evacuation, the 7th Fleet reported on Twitter . It added that the ship was operating under its own power, "although her propulsion is limited". Read More »

House Republicans 'can't believe' Trump called their healthcare bill 'mean'

But the argument Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is using to push the final product over the finish line isn't. Such premium hikes would likely leave many more older enrollees unable to afford coverage. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii). While the group has since been expanded to include more senators, the original group of Republicans was exclusively white and male. Read More »

How the internet changed the UK's political landscape

Not only to maintain the fervour and motivation in what might be a full five years of grinding opposition but also to provide answers to some of the questions which really did not emerge in this general election. It is hard to get ideas discussed in a sustained way in the broadcast media unless one of the two major political parties is pushing it (see, for example, opposition to austerity before Corbyn). Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: 2 young sisters located at hospital by loved ones


Their mother Farah Hamdan, father Omar Belkadi and six-month-old baby sister are still missing, family members said on Thursday afternoon. 'I'm so angry with the police, they need to give us more information. "People are having to make contact with the hospitals themselves who are being told they cant get any information". So far, families for at least 41 people have launched frantic hunts on social media to find them - but this figure is expected to be much higher . Read More »

Japan coast guard leads search for Navy sailors


US Navy guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrves at its mother port US Naval Yokosuka Base, Kanagawa prefecture on June 17, 2017. Naval commanders praised the sailors for containing flooding caused by the collision, stabilizing the ship and sailing it back to port at the United States naval base in Yokosuka, where divers inspected its damage and developed a plan for repairs and inspection. Read More »

WaPo Reports Special Counsel Is Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

At the time of that report it was not clear that the FBI was investigating Kushner's business dealings. The White House has said the latter session was a diplomatic encounter that occurred before Trump's inauguration in January. President Donald Trump says the economy is improving and job numbers are up, despite the "phony Witch Hunt" against him. The intelligence committee is the lead congressional panel on the Russian Federation hacking scandal, including highly publicized hearings ... Read More »

Comey's testimony a bad day for the nation


Trump insisted Friday he didn't pressure Comey. Expressing hope - a word that's open to interpretation and nowhere near evidence of obstruction of justice - is clearly not a crime. During a news conference Friday, Trump said he'd have more information related to whether tapes exist at a later date. It was a forceful endorsement of this week's move by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to cut off ties to Qatar, but a very different message from the one delivered just ... Read More »

Anger boils over as London fire toll reaches 30


Vanezis said the best chance to identify victims may be if firefighters find bits of teeth or bone, medical devices like pacemakers or artificial implants. The first victim has been named by the Syria Solidarity Campaign as Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali. Meanwhile, Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to speculation that the number of dead could exceed 100, saying: "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't". Read More »

No plan to sack Russia probe head Mueller

Ruddy said the ethics behind Mueller's presence are concerning considering how he was appointed to be special counsel. Some Republicans have suggested that Mueller may have a conflict of interest because of his close relationship with former FBI Director James Comey , whom Trump fired last month. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general


Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Comey had presented no evidence to prove that Moscow meddled in the United States election, adding that Washington had tried to influence Russian elections "year after year". Read More »

Trump tweets acknowledgement of Comey firing investigation

The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said. But Rosenstein is not supposed to be involved in the day-to-day operations, and he testified at a Senate hearing earlier this week that he had not spoken with Mueller since he appointed him as special counsel on May 17. Read More »

Dems, GOP join on ballfield as they don't in Congress


His most recent surgery was aimed at healing internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. Lawmakers gathered at Nationals Park to play their annual charity baseball game - a relatively low-profile event that was thrust into headlines Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a Republican team practice. Read More »

US Justice Dept. issues warning against believing anonymous sources

Any senior White House or administration official with any connection to the probe-Pence was a figure in the decision to fire national security adviser Mike Flynn, who is under investigation-may be reconsidering the advice from President Trump's own personal counsel, Marc Kasowitz , and lawyering up themselves. Read More »

Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation

Comey - a decision in which Rosenstein played a key role, meaning he could be considered a witness. Trump said on Twitter. In a tweet, the president also seemed to accuse the U.S. Like Rosenstein, Brand wouldn't fire Mueller without cause, because the Department of Justice regulations say so. That would be unsettling for a Justice Department where many top positions remain unfilled. Read More »

Notification released, apply before June 19 at ssc


Today being the last day one can encounter a huge amount of traffic and the website is also not responding efficiently due to heavy traffic on servers. Earlier June 16, was decided as the last date to register for SSC CGLE 2017. SSC CGL 2017 Last Date to be Extended? The exam is being conducted for filling up different categories of posts in various ministries/ departments/ organisations. Read More »

Top 3 miss US Open cut, leaving 4-way tie for lead

The Northern Irishman managed five birdies but also bogeyed four holes on Day 2 which was a vast improvement on his first round 78. Johnson , ranked No. It's there that the mistake was made: Hadwin tried to play too ideal of a third shot up toward the raised putting surface. Left behind was the biggest 36-hole logjam in 43 years at the U.S. Read More »

Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco

But Cilia said Lam did not seem angry at the time and Cilia could not understand why Lam appeared to go after three fellow drivers during the shooting rampage. A nearby resident who identified himself as "Chino" told the SF Gate that he saw several people covered in blood being dragged from the building by officers and firefighters and loaded into ambulances. Read More »

Injured US Congressman has 3rd surgery after shooting

Each member of Congress was introduced Thursday night, garnering hoots and hollers from the crowd as they cheered on their favorite players. The attack happened around 7 a.m. Special Agent Crystal Griner , with the Capitol Police, was shot in the ankle during an exchange of gunfire with the shooter. According to the medical staff, Scalise arrived in critical condition with a "imminent risk of death". Read More »

Deputy AG might recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Firing Mueller might tilt the race for control of the House to the Democrats. We don't have to believe former FBI Director James Comey's account of Trump's threats and blandishments. Making matters worse, Trump's tweet isn't altogether true, either. Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the FBI's Russian Federation probe, is now reportedly examining whether Trump committed obstruction of justice, according to the Washington Post . Read More »

Trump Can't Just Fire The Special Counsel Probing Russian Interference

The appearances, however, are likely to be overshadowed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' public appearance at a Senate intelligence committee hearing. That hasn't been published, but it's true. "The president did this to himself", that official added. "It makes sense to point out any level of bias, to highlight any biases inherent in Mueller and this probe in order to force him to be transparent", Gingrich said. Read More »

Steve Scalise's shooter had a list with names of other congress members

The FBI has contacted the congressmen to inform them of their inclusion on the list. Franks confirmed to Fox News on Friday's "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that he was one of the names on the list. He had also volunteered on Sander's campaign. "I can't believe he did this", Sue Hodgkinson told a group of reporters outside her home south of Belleville, where federal agents have been working since identifying James T. Read More »